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The silver trowel

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The silver trowel

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The Chinese inscribtion on the trowel consisted of three vertical lines:

First line interpreted as -- In commeration of the "Over-Wearied Santiorium" foundation stone ceremony.

Second line interpreted as -- Keepsake for Mrs Stewart

Third line interpreted as -- 15 April, 1955 

For the foundation stone of the St Thomas Clinic, the four big chinese characters on right hand side of the foundation stone means "Let the sickness be healed" quoted from Bible Apostles 5:16

念劬勞醫療院奠基石 - foundation stone.jpg
念劬勞醫療院奠基石 - foundation stone.jpg, by Herman